This evening, the spotlight will be on the defending Monarch, King Pungwa and the question on everyone’s mind is can he repeat?
He will have a tough journey to travel as seven other experienced calypsonians will take the stage in an effort to dethrone him, in the LIME Senior Calypso Monarch Finals, scheduled for 8:00pm at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium, in Basseterre, tonight, Wednesday (28th December, 2011).
The Finalists will perform in two rounds of calypso, in a show that will feature a number of heavy weights in St. Kitts calypso; such as Mighty Takeover, Socrates, Konris, Big Lice, Isoursop, Anastasia and Godfrey.
Anastasia and Mighty Takeover are entering the show with high expectations and confidence, after tasting victory in this year’s Power Soca Monarch Contest and the Female Calypso Bacchanal respectively.
The Lime Senior Calypso Monarch Finals is usually one of the best attended shows for Carnival and this evening will be no exception, according to the buzz surrounding the event.
Official have been urging the general public to buy tickets early at the outlet on Church Street, to avoid delays at the gates.
The orders in which the finalists will appear is as follows:
1 – Socrates
2 – Anastasia
3 – Pungwa
4 – Takeover
5 – Big Lice
6 – I Sour Sop
7 – Godfrey
8 – Konris